Obama Awards $21 Million in Stimulus Tax Breaks for Wisconsin Manufacturers

(Biz Times 1-8-2010) President Barack Obama today announced that his administration is awarding $2.3 billion in tax credits to the private sector for clean energy manufacturing projects across the country, including seven companies in Wisconsin that will receive $21 million in tax breaks.
Caledonia-based CalStar Products is receiving a $2,443,547 tax credit to manufacture bricks and pavers from coal power plant fly ash. The process uses 88 percent less energy than traditional fired clay products, while avoiding the carbon dioxide emission associated with concrete, and makes beneficial use of fly ash.
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